A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 225 km SW of Tofino, Canada (140 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -127.9837 West, latitude 47.6763 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/05/17 / 2017-05-19 12:09:15 / May 19, 2017 @ 12:09 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us10008tjc. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008tjc. The temblor was reported at 03:09:15 / 3:09 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 225 km SW of Tofino, Canada.
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